What Happened on April 27, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Anouk Aimée, French actress (A Man and A Woman), born in Paris

Person of interestCasey Kasem

Casey Kasem, American radio personality (creator of American Top 40), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2014)

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
Disc Jockey and Actor
Casey Kasem
  • Charles Adkins, American light welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1952), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 1993)
  • Chuck Knox, American NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks), born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • François Bayle, composer, born in Toamasina, Madagascar
  • Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born American mathematician and philosopher, born in Vigevano, Italy (d. 1999)
  • Maxine Brown, American country music singer (Browns), born in Campti, Louisiana
  • Petar Ozgijan, Yugoslav composer, born in Dubrovnik, Croatia (d. 1979)
  • Roelof "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs, born in Rustenburg, Transvaal, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Hart Crane, American poet (The Bridge), commits suicide at 32 by jumping overboard into the Gulf of Mexico